Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
From far away'They come from far away.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To be right'She's not right.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'

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